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St George's Gardens is a 300 year old garden and burial ground with interesting monuments, including a terracotta figurine of Euterpe, the Muse of Instrumental Music, a memorial to Robert Nelson, and an Obelisk by Thomas Falconer..
St George's Gardens is a 300 year old garden and burial ground with interesting monuments, including a terracotta figurine of Euterpe, the Muse of Instrumental Music, a memorial to Robert Nelson, and an Obelisk by Thomas Falconer.
Out of Order is a quirky modern art installation of disused phone booths lined up as falling dominoes by artist David Mach in Old London Road
The Coronation Stone is an ancient sarsen stone block on which seven English kings from Edward the Elder to Aethelred the Unready were crowned
Richmond Park is the largest Royal Park in London, sprawling over almost 1,000 hectares and home to a huge array of fauna, including 650 wild deer
The Hampton Court Palace was home to Tudor kings such as Henry VIII
Bushy Park is the second largest of the London Royal Parks, with 445 hectares of rich flora and fauna including ancient trees, wild deer and fungi
The Richmond Hill offers a stunning view from the top terrace (between Friar Stile Road and Nightingale Lane) which is protected by an act of parliament and takes in the river, the meadows at the bottom of the hill
The Ham House is the Duke of Lauderdale's elegant 17th century Stuart manor house, about a mile upstream from Richmond riverside
Cannizaro Park in the Wimbledon area is a Grade II listed park comprising 35 acres of landscaped gardens with rare plants and ponds
The Richmond Palace was a magnificent royal residence built in 1497 along the Thames, but now only the Gate House and Wardrobe, now converted into flats, remain
The Marble Hill House, an 18th century Palladian villa, was home to King George II's mistress Henrietta Howard